Sale of the effects of the late Lieutenant Pearson Boyd 42nd Native Infantry by Public Auction Debroogurh 11th January 1864

 

Names of Articles

Rupees

Annas

Pies

Purchaser

1 Iron Chair

8

0

0

Major Gibb

1 Iron Chair

8

8

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

1 Double Blanket

19

8

0

Rajputty Naich?

1 Suit Colored Clothes

13

0

0

John

1 Uniform Box

9

8

0

Lieutt Smith

1 Gold Ring

10

8

0

Lieutt Woodhouse

1 Camp Cot

6

0

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

1 Cotton Rug

3

0

0

Major Gibb

1 Trunk

9

8

0

Rajputty

2 Tin Boxes

0

12

0

Lieutt Evans

1 Dressing Bag

11

0

0

Ditto

1 ½ Bag Of Shots

8

0

0

Ditto

1 Flask of Powder

4

0

0

Mr Collins

1 Brass Lamp

10

8

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

1 Silk Sash

5

0

0

Sergeant Farlis

1 Shug? Belt

1

0

0

Private Jack

1 Uniform Cap

1

0

0

Sergeant Farlis

1 Felt Helmet

1

4

0

Mr Collins

1 Felt Hat

1

8

0

Corpl Porter

1 Regtl Shell Jacket

4

0

0

Major Gibb

4 White Shirts

4

8

0

Private Jack

4 White Shirts

4

12

0

John

3 White Shirts

4

4

0

Private Jack

3 White Trowsers

3

8

0

Private Shaw

4 White Trowsers

5

0

0

Rajputty

4 White Trowsers

2

2

0

John

1 Musquito Curtain

5

0

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

2 Colored Trowsers

2

14

0

John

3 White Coats

3

0

0

Major Gibb’s servant

3 White Coats

2

8

0

Private Hume

 

 

 

 

 

Carried Over Rs

173

0

0

 

1 White Regimental Coat

1

2

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

2 Flannel Shirts

4

2

0

Sergeant Farlis

2 Flannel Shirts

4

12

0

Major Gibb’s servant

1 Colored Warm Trowser

2

4

0

Private Hume

2 Flannel Trowsers

3

0

0

Sergeant Glenday

1 Silk Pyjama

0

8

0

Corporal Dempsey

2 Dozen Collars

0

8

0

Corporal Hartley

1 Glengary Cap

0

7

0

A Native

3 Banians*

4

4

0

Sergeant Farlis

3 Banians

5

8

0

John

3 Corduroy Trowsers

3

4

0

John

3 Colored Waistcoats

1

11

0

Kothbully Khan

1 Coat And Waistcoat

5

0

0

Rambhunjar Singh

1 Pipe Cleaner, Picker & Tongs (Silver)

4

0

0

Dr White’s servant

6 Pairs Socks

3

0

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

3 Pairs Merino Socks

3

0

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

3 Pairs Merino Socks

3

5

0

Lieutt Smith

3 Pairs Merino Socks

3

4

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

6 Pairs White Socks

1

8

0

Private Cuthbert

5 Pairs White Socks

1

8

0

Private Jack

2 Pairs Shoes

2

14

0

Private Jack

1 Pair Long Boots

3

0

0

Private Clements

2 Pairs Boots

3

10

0

Sergeant Farlis

1 Black Coat

5

8

0

Baboo Bunseedhur

1 Black Flannel Coat

2

6

0

Drill Havildar

1 Teapoy*

5

0

0

Lieutt Evans

 

 

 

 

 

Carried over Rs

251

5

0

 

1 Haversack

0

12

0

Lieutt Evans

1 Umbrella

1

2

0

Lieutt Evans

1 Regimental black trowser

4

0

0

Dr White’s servant

1 table cloth

4

4

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

2 towels

1

6

0

Private Cuthbert

5 napkins

1

11

0

Lieutt Smith

2 pillow cases

0

8

0

Corporal Hartley

4 handkerchiefs

1

0

0

Corporal Hartley

1 neck cloth

0

4

0

Corporal Dempsey

2 bed sheets

5

0

0

Major Gibb

3 white waistcoats

0

6

0

Private Myers

3 pyjamas

1

6

0

Drill Havildar

2 pyjamas

1

0

0

Corporal Hartley

2 pieces white cloth

0

12

0

Colly Charn Lall

1 Punkah* fringe

0

2

0

Major Gibb

3 quires foolscap

1

0

0

Corporal Hartley

4 pair white socks

0

1

6

Corporal Dempsey

2 pieces of cloth

0

1

6

Private Jack

1 punkah*

0

0

6

Corporal Dempsey

2 boxes of sardines

1

8

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

1 bottle of brandy

2

4

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

1 pair of gloves

0

9

0

Private Kearnes

1 bottle of pickle

1

0

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

2 bottles essence of coffee

1

4

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

1 single barrel gun and case

32

0

0

Baboo Bunseedhur

Tobacco

2

8

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

Soap dish & 2 cakes of soap

2

12

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

 

 

 

 

 

Carried over Rs

317

14

6

 

1 looking glass

0

11

0

Private Cuthbert

Lead bullets

0

10

0

Baboo Bunseedhur

1 ink bottle

0

2

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

2 tins of barley

0

12

0

Lieutt Smith

1 mattress

1

10

0

Gunga Deen

6 forks

0

4

0

Lieutt Smith

1 lot knife fork &c

1

12

0

Private Clements

1 lot knife fork &c

2

9

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

1 corkscrew

0

8

0

Lieutt Smith

1 pestle & mortar

1

4

0

Sergeant Farlis

10 pieces of crockery

2

0

0

Sergeant Farlis

2 tumblers

0

13

0

Sergeant Farlis

1 chilumchee*

2

12

0

Mr Collins

1 saucepan

0

10

0

Mr Collins

1 kettle

0

12

0

Sergeant Farlis

1 frying pan

0

8

0

Lieutt Smith

1 saucepan

1

0

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

1 chulah*

0

10

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

1 tobacco pouch

0

10

0

Private Johnson

2 brushes & 1 comb

1

2

0

Mr Collins

1 jar

0

8

0

A Native

1 mat

0

9

0

Dril Havildar

1 bottle of oil

1

1

0

Sergeant Farlis

 

 

 

 

 

Carried over Rs

340

15

6

 

1 bottle of gingerade

0

4

0

Sergeant Glenday

1 chest of drawers

3

8

0

Lieutt Evans

1 chest of drawers

6

4

0

Lieutt Smith

1 jug

0

6

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

1 teapot earthen handle broken

0

2

0

Private Shaw

1 lanthorn

0

12

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

1 bottle of sauce & ¼ of oatmeal

0

5

0

Private Pottell

2 small bottles

0

5

0

Private Kearnes

2 morahs*

0

11

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

Some buttons

0

4

0

Private Jack

Jangheas*

1

0

0

A Native

1 razor

0

8

0

Private Kearnes

1 fringe

0

0

9

A Native

2 toothbrushes

0

2

0

John

Shoehorns

0

6

0

A Native

 

 

 

 

 

Carried over Rs

355

13

3

 

Pipe without a stem

0

0

3

Private Shaw

2 pillows

0

8

0

Rhymbase

2 boxes

0

4

0

Private Johnson

Lamp wicks

0

1

0

Lieutt Oldhelm

Rubbish

0

4

0

A Native

1 Burnee*

0

5

0

Lieutt Smith

12 empty bottles

0

0

6

Corporal Dempsey

 

 

 

 

 

Grand total Rs

357

4

0

 

Deduct auctioneer’s comn.

17

13

9

At 5 per cent

Total Rupees

339

6

3

 

 

Banian - an under-shirt or vest. Wikipedia

Teapoy – originally a three-legged table, also a table with a container for tea. Wikipedia

Punkah - a large swinging fan, fixed to the ceiling. Wikipedia

And the following were found from random sources:

Chilumchee - a washing basin

Chulah - a [wood-burning] stove for cooking

Morah - a bamboo stool

Jangheas - breeches or shorts

Burnee - a large earthenware jar

 

 

Estate of Lieutt Pearson Boyd Dec'd.

Inventory filed 11th May 1865. C.J. Davis, Chief Clerk.

Estate Pearson Boyd late a Lieutenant in HM's 42 Regt Assam Lt Infantry

Date of Administration 6 September 1864 : Intestate

 

Inventory

Wearing apparel, a Gold ring, Sundry pieces of furniture, variety of Small Articles, Sold by Committee of adjustment Debraghur & nett proceeds remitted R339.6.3

A Double Rifle, 1 pair pocket pistols, 1 Fishing Rod, 2 Portmanteaus & some clothing made over to Mr W.B. [William Boyd] Buckle for the mother of deceased on payment of Rupees 111.0.0

Sundries and Books sold by Messrs Mackenzie Lyall &Co. & nett proceeds received 34.13.3

[Total] R. 485.3.6

 

Reserved effects

1 Sword 5 religious books, 4 likenesses & old Cashbox, a Copper Card plate and some letters : made over to the Uncle Mr W.B. Buckle of Berhampore to be sent to the Mother of Deceased

 

[signed] C.S. Hogg Administrator General

 

 

 

 

Inventory of Claims against the Estate of the late Lieutenant Pearson Boyd 42nd Assam Light Infantry. Debroogurh 19th March 1864

Number

Names

Address

Amount rupees

1

Robert Nunn

Calcutta

8

0

0

2

Bissonath Law & Co.

Calcutta

138

10

0

3

Gilbert & Co.

Calcutta

70

0

0

4

Harman & Co. Tailors

Calcutta

163

0

0

5

Rankin & Co. Tailors

Calcutta

159

8

0

6

Spence’s Hotel Co. Ltd.

Calcutta

477

1

0

7

Great Eastern Hotel Co. Ltd

Calcutta

257

1

0

8

Hamilton & Co.

Calcutta

3

0

0

9

Lieutt. Bartleman

Gowhatty

80

0

0

10

Ghose Deett Banker

Debroogurh

500

0

0

11

Jhurrudo Merchant

Debroogurh

30

2

0

12

Heridoo Merchant

Gowhatty

40

0

0

13

Sheick Oomur Merchant

Debroogurh

137

11

0

14

Alla Bux Merchant

Debroogurh

130

4

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Rupees Two thousand one hundred & ninety four & five annas

2194

5

0